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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Formby

Would the conveyancing practitioners that you recommend carry out auction conveyancing in Formby?

There are a number of auction practitioners we can connect you with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Formby is one of the many areas of in which our lawyers have offices.

Me and my partner are buying a apartment in Formby. I might seem paranoid but how we can trust a conveyancer? On the day of competition we have to deposit funds into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our deposit?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

I am due to move home in September. Should my conveyancing solicitor call the removal company on the completion day. As an aside, can you recommend a removal company in Formby. Conveyancing solicitor was organised before I stumbled across this site.

On the afternoon of completion you will need to collect the house keys from the estate agent however this should only be done after the sellers solicitors confirm to the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be passed over. Subsequently you can advise the removal company that you are ready to move in. As a matter of policy we do not recommend a particular removal company but can help you find a conveyancing in Formby or a solicitor with expertise in conveyancing in Formby.

Planning on purchasing a apartment in Formby. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Co-operative conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Formby conveyancer is on the Co-operative conveyancing panel.

Will our solicitor be raising enquiries concerning flooding as part of the conveyancing in Formby.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors dealing with homes in Formby. Some people will acquire a property in Formby, fully expectant that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, aside from the physical damage, if a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, suitable building insurance, or dispose of the property. Steps can be carried out as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the buyer.

Conveyancers are not qualified to impart advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous checks that may be carried out by the buyer or on a buyer’s behalf which can give them a better appreciation of the risks in Formby. The standard property information forms given to a buyer’s conveyancer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) incorporates a usual question of the vendor to determine whether the property has ever been flooded. In the event that the premises has been flooded in past which is not disclosed by the seller, then a buyer could issue a compensation claim as a result of such an incorrect reply. The buyer’s lawyers should also conduct an environmental search. This should higlight whether there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed inquiries should be conducted.

I used Arc property Solicitors a few years ago for my conveyancing in Formby. Now, I need my documents however the law firm has closed. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Formby of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I am looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Formby for my sale. Is it possible to review a firm’s complaints history with the profession’s regulator?

One can read documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find information about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a firm's history, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. International callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA sometimes monitor call for training reasons.

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